The vice president of the University of Applied Sciences Conference explains the importance of preparation when applying to universities of applied sciences. With limited study places and high demand, it is crucial for applicants to thoroughly research the courses on offer and articulate their motivation and passion for a particular subject.
Andreas Breinbauer, the vice president, advises future applicants to understand the admission formalities and process, attend open days and information events, and engage in extracurricular activities and contributions to stand out. He emphasizes that having a strong CV with extra curricular involvement and volunteer work can be advantageous in today’s labor market, which increasingly values competencies like communication skills and social intelligence.
The FH Campus Vienna states that there were 1,300 applications for 165 free places in their physical therapy bachelor’s degree program. This highlights the high demand for study places at universities of applied sciences. To increase your chances of being accepted, it is important to demonstrate your commitment and enthusiasm for your chosen field of study.